Big Five Board Awards 2021 Shortlist Announced!

21st September

Frontier is pleased to announce the shortlist for The Big Five Board Awards 2021 taking place at the Africa E&P Summit 2021 on the 22nd - 23rd September in London & Online.

The Big Five Board Awards are the longest standing awards for Africa’s oil & gas industry. Awarded since 1996 and with over 150 recipients to date, the Big Five Board Awards enter an incredible 25th year. The winners will be revealed at the Big Five Board Awards ceremony as the finale of the Africa E&P Summit. The awards ceremony celebrates the best individuals and companies active in Africa’s oil & gas sector. There are five award categories within the Big Five Board Awards and a special category for Africa’s Oil Legend.

Big Five Board Awards 2021 Shortlist Announced!

Nominations are now closed and we are delighted to announce the shortlist for The Big Five Board Awards 2021. This list contains the African industry's most extraordinary and committed individuals and companies - and winners will be presented by Keith Hill, CEO & President of Africa Oil Corp at the Africa E&P Summit, 22-23 October, in London & OnlineVoting will open soon in the Summit App

Distinguished Individual Contribution to the African Industry - Elephant

  • Anne McAfee, Core Laboratories
  • Effiong Okon, Seplat Petroleum Development Company Plc
  • Henri-Max Ndong Nzue, TotalEnergies
  • Nantenaina Rasolonirina, OMNIS
  • NJ Ayuk, African Energy Chamber
  • Scot Evans, ReconAfrica

Corporate Contribution to African Petroleum& Excellence – Lion

  • Eni
  • Galp
  • Seplat Petroleum Development Company Plc
  • Shell
  • TotalEnergies
  • ExxonMobil

Best Independent Player in Africa – Leopard

  • Africa Oil Corp.
  • Chariot Transitional Energy
  • Impact Oil & Gas
  • Invictus Energy
  • ReconAfrica
  • Waltersmith Petroman

Best Service & Supply Company – Buffalo

  • Afrishore
  • Aker Energy
  • ION
  • Maersk Drilling
  • Polaris Seismic
  • Xcalibur Multiphysics

Best African National Oil Company/ Ministry – Rhino

  • ANPG, Angola
  • Liberia Petroleum Regulatory Authority (LPRA)
  • Ministry of Petroleum & Energy, The Gambia
  • ONHYM, Morocco
  • OMNIS, Madagascar
  • PETROSEN, Senegal

Africa’s Oil Legend Award – Special Category

  • H. E. Fafa Sanyang, The Gambia
  • Jean-Jaques Koum, SNH
  • Jim Gulland, GeoPartners
  • Jan Maier, Africa Energy Corp.
  • Luca Bertelli, Eni
  • Paul McDade, Afentra plc


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